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Back in the ring: MMA fights held at Soldotna's Central Peninsula Mall career in MMA fighting. Bobby said that judo is an art that emphasizes grappling rather than striking, a contrast to boxing. In an interview the day before the fight, she said she had been preparing to face a boxer by practicing blocking and avoidance...
Coach who knocked out player to be prosecuted

...knocking a player unconscious during a boxing match at a football camp in that state...Floyd Dryden after a video of the 2012 boxing incident surfaced toward the end of year. In the video, Wahl is seen boxing with a then-14-year-old incoming...
Joe, Sarah, Glenn, Richard and Barack, of course

From 1937 to 1949, while Joe Louis reigned as boxing's heavyweight champion, he was known as the "Brown Bomber." Many whites, taken with his outward humility and trying to show...
Sterling carver finds his niche

...and producing from his shop, Black Spruce Studios. Because of his allergy, Landeis said, "it looked like I had been in a boxing match when I came out of the studio," The retired City of Soldotna policeman and self-proclaimed romantic was forced to...
Reeling it in: The good and the bad on the bigscreen, Hope, a kid from the streets brought up through the foster-care system to eventually become the light-heavyweight boxing champion of the world. The movie begins with Hope on top, having successfully defended his title once again. His wife, Maurine...
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Seldovia boys reach title game; Nikolaevsk boys to play for 4th the second half. Overall, Elim attempted 72 field goals in the game, compared to just 47 from Nikolaevsk. "They were boxing out too deep, and the long rebounds were going over the top of them," Klaich said. Elim cut the score down to 32-28 with...
Donald B. Johnson

...the Trinity Mountains of northern California. He said his family lived "The Grapes of Wrath" story.He was a Golden Gloves boxing champ in his sophomore class in Redding, California. Don spent three years in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War...
Chlorus Vaughn Pointer

...or Skeeter in those places. Von came to Alaska for a visit in 1954 and never returned to the farm in Arkansas. He coached boxing and was the Golden Gloves Champ for Alaska in 1962. Von delivered milk to the doorsteps of Anchorage residents and also worked...

...higher incidence of brain trauma than boxing or other martial arts, according to a...includes elements of wrestling, judo, boxing and kickboxing inside an enclosure with...concussions. They say it's safer than boxing, where fighters tend to take repeated...
What others say: Seeing the NFL's darker side

...become eventually a base amusement for society's lowest rung. Commissioner Roger Goodell should remember that the sport of boxing once held mass appeal.For the NFL to sustain its popularity, Goodell, team owners and the players association should convene...


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